Who are the players with most Champions League appearances in the history of the competition? This post will list only the footballers with 100 or more UEFA Champions League appearances.
Champions League Appearances By Player
He is the first on this list of players with most Champions League appearances. He is from Ukraine and made a total of 100 appearances at the UEFA Champions League from 1994–2010. He did it with three different clubs namely Dynamo Kyiv (26), Chelsea (15) and Milan (59).
The Brazilian has made 101 appearances so far since 2007–till date. He has done this with just one club, Real Madrid.
The Croatian has 102 appearances since 2010–till date with two different clubs: Tottenham Hotspur (8) and Real Madrid (94).
Figo is from Portugal and had 103 appearances in the UCL from 1997–2009. He got this playing for three different football clubs: Barcelona (24), Inter Milan (21) and Real Madrid (58).
The German appeared 103 times in the Champions League between 1994–2007. He did this with Bayern Munich
The Polish striker has made 104 appearances so far since 2011–till date with two different Bundesliga clubs namely Borussia Dortmund (28) and Bayern Munich (76).
He is from Spain and has 104 UCL appearances so far since 2004–till date. He has done this with three different clubs which are Arsenal (55), Chelsea (23) and Barcelona (26).
The former England midfielder got to appear 105 times between 2003–2015 for Chelsea (102) and Manchester City (3).
Valdés is from Spain and appeared 106 times in the UCL between 2002–2014 for Barcelona alone.
The English football legend made a total of 107 appearances between 1994–2013 for Manchester United (77), Paris Saint-Germain (2), Milan (2) and Real Madrid (26).
The France international had a total of 108 appearances in the UCL between 2003–2017 for Monaco (21), Juventus (22) and Manchester United (65).
He is from England and also got 108 appearances between 2000–2015 for Arsenal (45), Roma (3) and Chelsea (60).
The former Italy playmaker garnered a total of 108 appearances for Juventus (25), Milan (78) and Inter Milan (5) between 1998–2015.
The Portugal international have been to the UEFA Champions League 109 times so far between 2004–till date. He has done it with three clubs namely Porto (32), Beşiktaş (6) and Real Madrid (71).
The former England national team captain went to the UCL 109 times for Chelsea only between 2003–2016.
England’s most-capped right-back was at the Champions League 109 times for just Manchester United between 1993–2010.
The former Italy international won 109 UCL appearances with just one club, Milan, and did this between 1992–2008.
The former Dutch footballer made 110 appearances between 2002–2018 with four different clubs: PSV Eindhoven (10), Bayern Munich (70), Real Madrid (11) and Chelsea (19).
The Brazilian so far has 111 appearances since 2007–till date with Sevilla (8), Paris Saint-Germain (11), Juventus (12) and Barcelona (80).
The former goalkeeper from Czech Republic appeared 111 times in the UCL between 2001–2017 with Sparta Prague (12), Arsenal (5) and Chelsea (94).
The German has 112 appearances with Bayern Munich (105) and VfB Stuttgart (7) between 2002–2017.
The former France international got 112 appearances between 1997–2012 with three clubs namely Monaco (9), Barcelona (26) and Arsenal (77).
The former Spanish footballer made 115 UCL appearances between 1999–2014 with Barcelona alone.
The former classy, elegant midfield operator from Spain appeared 119 times in the UCL between 2003–2017 with Real Sociedad (8), Bayern Munich (25), Real Madrid (47) and Liverpool (39)
Regarded as one of the greatest left-backs, the Brazilian made a total of 120 appearances between 1997–2007 with Real Madrid (107) and Fenerbahçe (13).
The German International has appeared 122 times in the UCL since 2008–till date with Bayern Munich (42) and Real Madrid (80).
Shakira’s boyfriend from Spain has been to the Champions League 124 times since 2004–till date with two different clubs: Manchester United (4) and Barcelona (120).
The Swedish striker has appeared 124 times since 2001–till date with the most number of clubs. He featured for seven different clubs namely Ajax (19), Manchester United (1), Paris Saint-Germain (33), Milan (20), Barcelona (10), Inter Milan (22) and Juventus (19)
Regarded as one of the greatest goalkeepers of all time, the Italy international has had 124 appearances so far since 1997–till date with Parma (6), Paris Saint-Germain (5) and Juventus (113).
The former England international got 124 appearances between 1994–2013 with one club only, Manchester United.
The captain of the Spain national team has so far been to the UCL 125 times since 2008–till date for Barcelona alone.
The veteran Dutch player made 125 appearances between 1994–2012 with Ajax (11), Milan (89) and Real Madrid (25).
The German has been to the UCL 126 times so far since 2007–till date with Schalke 04 (22) and Bayern Munich (104).
The Real Madrid legend, who is from Spain has 129 appearances in the UEFA Champions League so far since 2005–till date. All those appearances were done with Real Madrid alone.
As one of the greatest midfielders of all time, Iniesta is from Spain and made 130 appearances between 2002–2018 all with Barcelona.
The German international has so far made 132 UCL appearances since 2009–till date with Bayern Munich.
The French striker has 137 appearances since 2005–till date with two clubs namely Lyon (19) and Real Madrid (118).
The former Welsh footballer made 141 appearances with Manchester United between 1993–2014.
The veteran Spanish footballer had 142 UCL appearances between 1995–2011 with Real Madrid (130) and Schalke 04 (12). He is the first player to hit the landmark of a 100 Champions League appearance which he did in February 2006.
The midfield maestro is from Spain and made 151 appearances between 1998–2015 with Barcelona.
The captain of the Argentina national team has so far gotten 156 UCL appearances since 2005–till date with Barcelona (149) and most recently with Paris Saint-Germain (7).
The Spain international goalkeeper gathered 177 appearances between 1999–2019 with Real Madrid (150) and Porto (27).
The Portuguese is one of the world’s best football players and has so far earned 183 UEFA Champions League appearances since 2003–till date. He made that feat playing for four different clubs namely Manchester United (59), Juventus (23) and Real Madrid (101). CR7 is therefore the player with the most Champions League appearances of all time.
This article was updated 9 months ago